Emma Lazarus

(22 July 1849 – 19 November 1887 / New York City / United States)

Emma Lazarus Poems

81. Chopin 1/3/2003
82. Influence 1/3/2003
83. In The Jewish Synagogue At Newport 1/3/2003
84. Sympathy 1/3/2003
85. City Visions 1/3/2003
86. Assurance 1/3/2003
87. Marriage Bells 1/3/2003
88. A June Night 4/16/2010
89. Age And Death 4/16/2010
90. 1492 1/3/2003
91. Success 1/3/2003
92. Destiny 1/3/2003
93. Life And Art 1/3/2003
94. Echoes 1/3/2003
95. The New Colossus 1/3/2003

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The New Colossus

Not like the brazen giant of Greek fame,
With conquering limbs astride from land to land;
Here at our sea-washed, sunset gates shall stand
A mighty woman with a torch, whose flame
Is the imprisoned lightning, and her name
Mother of Exiles. From her beacon-hand
Glows world-wide welcome; her mild eyes command
The air-bridged harbor that twin cities frame.
"Keep, ancient lands, your storied pomp!" cries she
With silent lips. "Give me your tired, your poor,
Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free,
The wretched refuse of your teeming shore.
Send these, the ...

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St Michael's Chapel

When the vexed hubbub of our world of gain
Roars round about me as I walk the street,
The myriad noise of Traffic, and the beat
Of Toil's incessant hammer, the fierce strain
Of struggle hand to hand and brain to brain,
Ofttimes a sudden dream my sense will cheat,
The gaudy shops, the sky-piled roofs retreat,
And all at once I stand enthralled again
Within a marble minster over-seas.

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